Learn more about the work of the MMO our monthly round-up: in March 2018 fisheries and exiting the EU made headline news, we explained our marine licensing remit and our work to protect the oceans around UK Overseas Territories was discussed by the Secretary of State.
Updates on marine plan development, our work to protect the oceans around UK Overseas Territories, explaining our marine licensing role in high profile developments and additional explanation of commercial fishing.
Since the UK voted to leave the EU the proportion of questions the MMO receives from the public and media about commercial fishing has increased.
The MMO presented an update on our marine wildlife crime enforcement work at the annual Wildlife Crime Enforcers Conference.
How the process of setting quota limits for the amount of fish UK vessels can catch currently works.
The Head of Enforcement and Compliance for the Blue Belt programme discusses his work to to identify sustainable compliance and enforcement solutions for the UK Overseas Territories.
In the fourth of our series of EMFF Focus On’s we look at Seafish and the funding supplied to provide safety training to new and commercial fishermen in England.
Today sees the publication of our annual report on UK sea fisheries.
The UK has no specific quota to catch bluefin tuna. Atlantic bluefin tuna is recognised as an endangered species. More information on the rules and how they are set.
Where to find information online about fishing activity in UK waters and by UK and EU fishing vessels and an explanation of the rules around foreign ownership of UK fishing vessels.